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  1. Directlry Port HTML <table> control to UWP XAML as <xtable>... why not...everybody know html table...

    Seems to me...the XAML development people should stop ******* their heads on the wall and directly steal some of the HTML ways....

    Like why does UWP not have a spreadsheet control??? Seriously, I'm thinking about inserting a WebView control and writing HTML!! just to get a spreadsheet inside of UWP application... this is not only messy, its ashamed thast XAML has no way to do this natively... Should we just all toss in the bag and write javascript instead....as much as I hate hackish script laugages like javascript over C# ... it seems the HTML controls are better!!!! over non-existent…

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  3. Shortcut for creating tasks

    Map this:

    static Task MethodAsync() {
    Task A = new Task(() => {
    Console.WriteLine("A:begin");
    for (int i=0; i < 10000; i++) {
    Console.WriteLine("A:{0}", i);
    }
    Console.WriteLine("A:end");
    doneA = true;
    });
    A.Start();
    return A;
    }

    Into this:

    static TaskNew MethodAsync() {
    Console.WriteLine("A:begin");
    for (int i=0; i < 10000; i++) {
    Console.WriteLine("A:{0}", i);
    }
    Console.WriteLine("A:end");
    doneA = true;
    }

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  4. Provide better dialog when unable to Edit and Continue within an class library.

    I am working on a C# unit test libary. I often start a test debugging and editing. From time to time I make edits that make it impossible to continue without recompiling.
    So the well-known dialog is displayed:
    Edit and Continue: Edits were made to the code which cannot be applied while debugging. Click Restart to stop debugging, rebuild the code, and restart debugging. Click Edit to make changes to the code.

    The problem is, clicking Restart really is not an option. The dialog after that gives the reason:
    A project with an Output Type of Class Library cannot be…

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  5. Time for Some Improved Structuring of XAML

    When programming languages began they where structured well enough to deal with the complexities of applications at the time. Then as apps got more sophisticated the existing languages became overwhelmed by the complexity. Thus assembly language programming changed to C which changed to C++ and now to C#. Each of these steps "cleaned up" the mess layered on top of the prior language to help it deal with more sophisticated apps.

    XAML has been great, but it's been taking on more and more burden. In response, an improved ability to structure XAML better is needed. Ways to break down huge…

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  6. Bitarray CopyTo long or uint

    Add a BitArray.CopyTo(uint[]) and BitArray.CopyTo(ulong[]) overloading.
    I have the problem that i have a BitArray with 48bit, which can have all bits to true. If i want to copy it to a ulong it's not a simple converting. A uint or a ulong are a naturally representation of a BitArray.

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  7. Multiple Storyboard Animations for Same Property

    Don't see where multiple storyboard animations targeting the same property should actually pose a coding issue for .NET. Initially it might seem like the developer shouldn't be allowed, but that's not really true provide the BeginTime and Duration properties keep the setting of the same property by two different animations separated from each other. Just remove the code check that throws the exception when two animations target the same property. If they do target overlapped in time, declare that as "undefined as to what will happen" and leave it to the developer to make the time sequence correct.

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  8. Add a default namespace prefix in visual studio options

    Currently, it is possible to define a base namespace for each project in a solution individually. However, I believe it would be extremely nice, to define a default namespace prefix for all projects in a solution/future solutions.
    RIght now it happens ever so often that you forget to change your namespace and you have to do it afterwards.

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  9. Add a default namespace prefix in visual studio options

    Currently, it is possible to define a base namespace for each project in a solution individually. However, I believe it would be extremely nice, to define a default namespace prefix for all projects in a solution/future solutions.
    RIght now it happens ever so often that you forget to change your namespace and you have to do it afterwards.

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  10. When removing all source code/classes/... in a file, provide a quick action "Delete this file"

    Sometimes, I decide on removing an entire class from my project or moving it to another place. After doing so and leaving a file (e. g. ".CS") that only contains an empty framework like:

    using System;

    {

    }

    Visual Studio IDE should send me a suggestion to delete the file in order to save me unnecessary work by searching the file myself via the sometimes HUGE solution explorer.

    Regards

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  12. VS2017 Checkout Window should have select all/none option

    Using VS2017 with VSTS, when I go to checkout a project for edit in source control, the checkout Window doesn't allow me to select all or select no files.

    All I want to do is checkout my vbproj file, but to do this I would need to manually deselect hundreds of other files. Would be much simpler to have a global checkbox above all others that would select all/none when changed.

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  14. Let a visual studio customer know how long it will take to upgrade

    Depending on speed of hard drive, memory, processor give user an estimate of minimum downtime during install. Couldn't use my computer for about 3 hours + while it installed. I was thinking like 20 minutes.

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  15. run tests should queue if it isn't available

    For some reason in my instance of the IDE and project, VS takes a good 30seconds to a minute after the tests are complete or after it tells me there was a compile error before it will let me run the tests again. And during this time, Ctrl-r, Ctrl-t is unavailable.

    It would be much nicer if run tests command was still available and if it can't run the tests immediately, it puts the command on a queue that will get run as soon as whatever is happening finishes. (I have no idea what VS is doing for 30 s…

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  16. Quick Find | browser-style back/forward arrows

    Currently, Quick Find arrow procedes to next occurance and has a dropdown menu to procede backwards. Change to 2 arrows side by side or either side of search text box.

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  17. tie visio api into generic workflow api

    I would like to create a program that will highlight Visio objects synchronously as I run my app through a simple HTTP request response protocol using HTTP. The idea is so no matter what program or language is running I can see the workflow light up and then tie it and meter it will power point for displaying and presenting.

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  18. Incorporates "comprehension expressions" like python in C#

    Comprehension expressions are powerful when you work with lists. They are very simple to use and with less code it's able to solve many difficult problems.

    So, here is some examples of comprehension expressions:

    var L = new {1, 2, 3, 4, 5};
    for(var i = 0; i < L.length; i++)
    ... L[i] += 10
    ...
    Result:
    [11, 12, 13, 14, 15]

    Now with comprehension expression:

    var L = new {1, 2, 3, 4, 5};
    L = {n + 10 for n in L}

    Result:
    [21, 22, 23, 24, 25]

    Another sample using filter:

    var M = new [,]
    { …

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  19. Intellisense popup window should have checkbox bar to filter properties & event types

    I've always wanted this feature for visuals studio...

    When I'm in the editor and I active intellisense by typing, for example:

    Button btn = new Button();
    btn. <--- add this point the intellisense pop window open with suggestions....

    Why can't we have a toolbar on the small popup window with checkboxes to filter the intellisense output....by default they are all unchecked meanign you see every object in intellisense popup... When I want only a property in the list and i don't want to see events, or namespaces, and I don't want to see public variables...

    under this case I click…

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  20. Allow to initialize multiple fields to the same value in one statement at constructor call

    When using http://github.com/zoomicon/ZUI I would like to write:

    FloatingWindow window = new FloatingWindow()
    {
    Content = display,
    Title = IconText = title
    };

    but I have to write:

    FloatingWindow window = new FloatingWindow()
    {
    Content = display,
    Title = title,
    IconText = title
    };

    instead. For consistency, I'd prefer that it supported such assignment. Now it thinks IconText is some external field or similar

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